LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4)– Breckenridge Brewery is harnessing the sun in Colorado to help brew beer. The brewery in Littleton installed nearly 800 solar panels this week.

Breckenridge Brewery Solar Panels

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The new solar array will produce about 20% of the brewery’s annual energy consumption. That works out to about 675,000 pounds of CO2 avoided each year.

(credit: Breckenridge Brewery)

This is part of a larger initiative by the brewers collective to be 100% powered by wind and solar by the end of the year.